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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Program Coordinator - Post-Licensure Clinical Placements in Atlanta, Georgia

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Reporting to the Senior Program Coordinator for Post-Licensure Clinical Placements, the Student Placement Coordinator will facilitate individual clinical placements for post-licensure students. The Coordinator will collaborate with internal and external clinical partners to secure placements and communicate placements to students and faculty. The Coordinator will also implement effective strategies to ensure the correct messaging concerning individual student placements reaches faculty and students in a timely and organized manner.


Primary duties are organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of a program and its related activities which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may impact the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans.

Clinical Placement

  • Coordinates with Senior Program Coordinator and Graduate Specialty Directors to determine number of student placements needed each semester and types of clinical experience warranted.

  • Collaborates with Growth Development Specialist and Senior Program Coordinator to secure new preceptors

  • After placements are confirmed, the Placement Coordinator will send to the respective Specialty Director for approval.

  • Requests and secures preceptors for respective post-licensure programs

  • Assigns precepted rotations to post-licensure students in a standardized and timely manner

  • Attends and engages with clinical partners during annual clinical agency placement meetings

  • Ensures facility contracts are current and initiates renewal or new contract request process as needed

  • Maintains placement records in an organized fashion and proactively plans placements 1-2 semesters ahead of rotation


  • Communicates plans for student placements in a timely manner (e.g. dates, students, hours, preceptors, etc.)

  • Promotes positive working relationships with faculty and clinical placement partners

  • Maintains professional and timely communication through e-mail and phone with students

  • Maintains preceptor relationships through strategic communications

  • Manages student and agency clinical placement issues

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • This is not an administrative support position.


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program

  • Two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with many competing priorities and deadlines

  • Ability to learn and utilize software surrounding clinical placements including HubSpot, Canvas, ESS, ACEMAPP, Advantage Student and Symplr

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology and types of nursing

  • Knowledge of basic hospital organization and hospital/clinic systems

  • Excellent problem solving, negotiation, and organizational skills

  • Exceptional computer based organizational skills including maintaining accurate and detailed reports and records

  • Excellent public relations and communication skills using proper etiquette both electronically and interpersonally

  • Passion for learning and acquiring new skills

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 58420

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Nursing

Department SON:Clinical & Community Prtnr

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta